Topping Encyclopedia: BBQ Sauce on Pizza

In this article, we discuss if BBQ Sauce belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: of course it does! There’s no sauce quite like BBQ Sauce, and I’ll explain why below.

BBQ Sauce on Pizza

As a sauce, BBQ Sauce is a fairly common pizza topping.

BBQ Sauce is used to make a Pizza Rosso (Red Pizza). This is different to the Pizza Bianca (White Pizza).

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

This doesn’t have anything to do with BBQ Sauce on pizza, however here are three random pizza facts for you to sound like an expert;

Pizza fact 1: 251.7 million pounds of pepperoni are consumed every year in the U.S. just from pizza

Pizza fact 2: There are approximately 70,000 pizzerias across the United States

Pizza fact 3: About 13% of Americans eat pizza on any given day

Bonus Pizza Fact: We have lots of pizza articles on our website.

…which of these pizza facts did you already know?

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BBQ Sauce goes on Pizza with…

I’m a big believer in trying many combinations of pizza toppings, until you find the ones that suit you the best. However, to help you navigate the multitude of pizza styles and toppings, try these;

BBQ Sauce and Buffalo mozzarella

Brie and BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce and Basil

Don’t stop at those though, keep trying various combinations and amounts. I prefer 3-6 toppings; any more, and my pizza is too heavy and no topping stands out very well. That’s just my personal taste though.

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Does BBQ Sauce belong on Pizza?

Haven’t you being paying attention? Absolutely, it does!

And if you really won’t try BBQ Sauceon pizza, there are many other sauces to try on your pizzas as well.

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Try BBQ Sauce on your next pizza!

What works for me may not work for you. Finding your favourite toppings is a trial and error process, which for me, is still going, decades after making my first ever pizza.

Go on, next pizza you have, try some BBQ Sauce on it. Even perhaps some Basil?